Ireland poised for investment from life science real estate players

Alongside a rapidly growing indigenous sector, specialist platforms players bring with them capital, ecosystem operating capabilities and development expertise, creating clusters which can boost innovation

Specialist lab-enabled R&D space is in chronic short supply in Ireland. Picture: Getty

The Covid-19 pandemic put extraordinary pressure on life science companies as they raced through new trials and created vaccines to protect the public. The increasing demand for innovation and rapid results also put massive pressure on the very properties where the scientists and researchers work. Life science offices, labs and facilities around the world suddenly needed to serve increased production demands as well as a new broader purpose: enabling global public health on a massive ...